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Offline YUMASTEPSIDE

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Fork leg re-chroming
« on: May 20, 2018, 09:13:18 AM »
Can anyone recommend somewhere to get a set of fork legs re-chromed?  I have a set from of upside downs from an '89 ATK250  that I'm restoring and there's no-one here in Tassie that will do them.
Somewhere in VIC, NSW or S.A. would be the easiest

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2018, 10:46:58 AM »
cant go past radchrome in Brissy, costa da plenty but excellent job and easy to deal with.

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2018, 05:36:50 PM »
Are you getting the damper rod done as well ?

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2018, 06:02:05 PM »
To be honest, I know nothing about upside-downs, haven't even pulled it apart yet, just looking for cost.


......this is how it was given to me....motors in a box :-\

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2018, 06:14:09 PM »
ive got a bike like that... :-X first job was the fork tubes :-\

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2018, 07:18:45 PM »
Not worth fixing........I'll take it off your hands, save you the heart ache.
Seriously, they have an interesting fork set up, there is a damper rod thats attached to the fork cap that slides up into a bush in the fork leg, hard to explian you'll know when you see it. If you decide to not go ahead, I'd like first refusal, got a 406 that needs a little brother.

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2018, 07:52:25 PM »
If you need help with the WP shock i have plenty of info.
Wanted - 1978 TS185 frame or frame&motor. Frame # TS1852-24007 up to TS1852-39022

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2018, 08:39:03 PM »
Might be cheaper to get a set of forks off evil bay?????
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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2018, 07:53:43 PM »
Put a set of later jap forks on it if your not club racing the bike

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2018, 12:55:52 PM »
I can recommend

http://www.ast.net.au/

Not well known and very picky on what they will do but PM me if you need more assistance

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2018, 01:35:32 PM »
Wow Bruce, they look pretty good.

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2018, 05:57:39 PM »
Any idea on what they charge for set of 38mm tubes 700mm long that are in good condition with just a handful of minor pits between the triples?
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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2018, 09:19:46 AM »
ask em?

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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2018, 08:37:56 AM »
I thought someone may have already had a price from them. I contacted them yesterday and they quoted $450.
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Re: Fork leg re-chroming
« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2018, 08:54:08 AM »
200 a leg at Radchrome